Continuity mistake: Rachel throws a couple of suitcases and Jamie throws 2 more and a sleeping bag down the stairs. Next shot shows a chair and boxes that were never thrown. (01:08:10)
The police shoot Michael Myers in the torso with a shotgun. He is blown back and falls down a mine shaft. The cops throw a stick of dynamite down the shaft which causes it to cave in. Later that night, Jamie Lloyd "becomes" Michael Myers and kills her stepmother with a pair of scissors.
Poison Gom Jabbar
Dr. Hoffman: Now where are you going?
Dr. Loomis: Haddonfield. It's a four hour drive. You can reach me through the local police. If you don't find him in four hours, I'm sure I will.
Trivia: Due to an impending writer's strike, the script was completed in only 11 days by writer Alan B. McElroy. McElroy cracked the story, and managed to complete a final draft in this short period of time, reportedly turning it in only a few hours before the strike began.
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